Housing Affordability Improved, Legacy Title LLC

Housing Affordability Improved in the Second Quarter

Housing affordability is being propped up by rising incomes and low mortgage rates, according to the latest edition of the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index. The second quarter saw a quarter-point drop in interest rates that helped to make housing more affordable, the index noted. From the start of April until […]

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Paying Off Mortgage - Legacy Title LLC

What You Need to Know About Paying off Your Mortgage

One of the more common questions I get asked by clients is, “Should I pay off my mortgage?” To answer that question you first need to look at the after-tax cost of the mortgage. To calculate this you need to know your marginal income tax rate and your mortgage interest rate. Your marginal tax rate […]

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New Apartments in Scotia-Glenville, Legacy Title NY

New Apartment Project near Scotia-Glenville High School

A new $10 million mixed-use project will be breaking ground next month in Glenville. The project, called Glen Esk Apartments, will include 76 apartments, in one-, two- and three-bedroom units, as well as 36 garages. “We’re looking at upscale workforce apartments, with nice finishes like granite countertops and stainless appliances,” said Paul Nichols, managing partner […]

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What Do Real Estate Agents Do? - Legacy Title, NY

What Does a Real Estate Agent Do All Day?

Have you ever wondered what Real Estate Agents do all day? Real Estate Agents are like the managers of your transaction, they make sure everyone is doing what they need to be doing, while continually shifting gears to adapt and respond to customer needs. This article from Inman goes covers everything you’ve wanted to know […]

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Real Estate Agent Tips, Legacy Title Services, LLC, NY

5 Tips to Succeed as a Real Estate Agent

The easiest part is getting your license, the trick is succeeding as a real estate agent. While many people stress out over passing the real estate agent test, their focus is really on the wrong end of the problem. You’ll pass the test if you study. But if you don’t pay attention to the five […]

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Bidding On Your Dream Home, Legacy Title NY

Bidding On Your Dream Home

Being outbid on your dream home is something you can avoid. Check these tips out to learn how to be sure your dream home is YOUR dream home. We’d found it: our dream home. And then we watched it slip through our fingers. It all started back in the fall of 2016, when my husband […]

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Using A Drone To Market Your Home? Follow The Rules.

Using modern technology, like a drone, to help sell your home? Make sure to read this article before you get started. Q: We are getting ready to sell our home, and one of our neighbors offered, for a small fee, to take some aerial pictures with his drone. Are there any rules or restrictions we […]

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Expensive Neighborhoods

The Most Expensive Neighborhood in NYC

Think you live in one of the most expensive neighborhoods? Try living in TribeCa! New York has always had some of the most expensive neighborhoods, but there’s one in particular that stands above the rest. Check out this article about the expensive lifestyle lived in the Big Apple. TribeCa — known for where rock stars […]

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